noun \ˈgid\

Definition of GID

:  a disease especially of sheep caused by the larva of a tapeworm (Multiceps multiceps) in the brain

Origin of GID

back-formation from giddy
First Known Use: 1601

Rhymes with GID

Medical Dictionary


noun \ˈgid\

Medical Definition of GID

:  a disease especially of sheep that is caused by the presence in the brain of the coenurus of a tapeworm of the genus Multiceps (M. multiceps) of the dog and related carnivores and is characterized by cerebral disturbances, dilated pupils, dizziness and circling movements, emaciation, and usually death—called also sturdy, turn-sick


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